Period
to 4 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 7,987 17,593 21,405
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 10.98% 12.95% 12.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.56% 13.50% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6,632 14,561 17,937
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £44,021 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.05% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 69,106 130,281 159,983
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 95.92% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56,193 104,847 130,874
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,950 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 3,466 £52,500 +8.25% 120
South East -3 1,554 £42,500 +6.25% 76
North of England -5 1,214 £38,500 +10.00% 99
Midlands -1 760 £35,000 - 64
North West -7 615 £40,000 - 37
South West -7 532 £37,500 +4.17% 41
West Midlands -5 531 £36,000 +2.86% 49
Yorkshire -7 475 £37,500 +17.19% 50
East of England -5 428 £37,500 - 36
East Midlands 0 223 £33,500 - 14
North East -4 124 £32,500 +1.56% 12
South Coast -1 1 £50,000 -16.67%
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 2,285 (28.61%) SQL
2 2,138 (26.77%) Finance
3 1,801 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1,464 (18.33%) Microsoft
5 1,342 (16.80%) Windows
6 1,304 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1,024 (12.82%) Degree
8 946 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
9 943 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
10 931 (11.66%) Business Analysis
11 879 (11.01%) SQL Server
12 866 (10.84%) ITIL
13 802 (10.04%) Analytics
14 771 (9.65%) Active Directory
15 744 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 726 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
17 693 (8.68%) Office 365
18 670 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
19 639 (8.00%) Project Management
20 633 (7.93%) Data Analysis
21 625 (7.83%) Python
22 595 (7.45%) Azure
23 589 (7.37%) Oracle
24 581 (7.27%) Test Automation
25 527 (6.60%) Power Platform
26 508 (6.36%) Requirements Gathering
26 508 (6.36%) Power BI
27 505 (6.32%) QA
28 500 (6.26%) Information Security
29 496 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 236 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 208 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 188 (2.35%) Confluence
4 105 (1.31%) SAS
5 71 (0.89%) IIS
6 46 (0.58%) CMS
7 44 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 44 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (0.49%) Apache
9 33 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 25 (0.31%) Apache Spark
11 22 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 17 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.16%) WordPress
15 12 (0.15%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.11%) Umbraco
16 9 (0.11%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.10%) CICS
Applications
1 726 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 670 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
3 222 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 145 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 59 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
6 45 (0.56%) SPSS
7 22 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.075%) Open Workbench
9 4 (0.050%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.050%) Notepad++
10 3 (0.038%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.038%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.038%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.025%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.025%) Gephi
11 2 (0.025%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.025%) MadCap Flare
11 2 (0.025%) Quantrix
11 2 (0.025%) Windchill
12 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 67 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 59 (0.74%) Markit EDM
4 55 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
5 51 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 43 (0.54%) SAP FI
7 42 (0.53%) PolarLake
8 41 (0.51%) Eagle PACE
8 41 (0.51%) SAP CO
8 41 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
9 37 (0.46%) NetSuite
10 35 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
11 32 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
11 32 (0.40%) SAP MM
12 31 (0.39%) SAP SD
13 28 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
14 24 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
14 24 (0.30%) thinkFolio
15 23 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
15 23 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 693 (8.68%) Office 365
2 595 (7.45%) Azure
3 527 (6.60%) Power Platform
4 337 (4.22%) AWS
5 207 (2.59%) SaaS
6 101 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
7 60 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 59 (0.74%) Google Analytics
9 49 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 48 (0.60%) GCP
11 47 (0.59%) Mimecast
12 29 (0.36%) PaaS
13 27 (0.34%) OneDrive
14 25 (0.31%) PowerApps
14 25 (0.31%) Trello
15 20 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
15 20 (0.25%) GitHub
16 17 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
17 16 (0.20%) IaaS
17 16 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 400 (5.01%) Firewall
2 239 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 214 (2.68%) LAN
4 205 (2.57%) DNS
5 194 (2.43%) WAN
6 135 (1.69%) VPN
7 127 (1.59%) DHCP
8 115 (1.44%) Skype
9 105 (1.31%) SAN
10 91 (1.14%) Network Security
11 89 (1.11%) Wireless
12 73 (0.91%) Internet
13 65 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
14 61 (0.76%) VoIP
15 60 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
16 55 (0.69%) HTTP
17 41 (0.51%) iSCSI
18 31 (0.39%) Intranet
18 31 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
18 31 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 879 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 508 (6.36%) Power BI
3 336 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 281 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 248 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 178 (2.23%) Data Lake
7 167 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 118 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 100 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 93 (1.16%) Big Data
11 79 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
11 79 (0.99%) QlikView
12 62 (0.78%) MySQL
13 61 (0.76%) Oracle Database
14 54 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 53 (0.66%) RDBMS
16 51 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (0.55%) DB2
18 38 (0.48%) Data Mining
19 36 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 494 (6.19%) JIRA
2 302 (3.78%) Selenium
3 127 (1.59%) WebDriver
4 115 (1.44%) Cucumber
5 90 (1.13%) Visual Studio
6 83 (1.04%) Postman
7 74 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 69 (0.86%) SpecFlow
9 63 (0.79%) Jenkins
10 57 (0.71%) SoapUI
11 45 (0.56%) Git (software)
12 43 (0.54%) JMeter
13 31 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 28 (0.35%) TeamCity
15 24 (0.30%) Eclipse
15 24 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
16 18 (0.23%) Cypress.io
16 18 (0.23%) HP UFT
16 18 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
17 16 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 2,138 (26.77%) Finance
2 348 (4.36%) Retail
3 336 (4.21%) Banking
4 322 (4.03%) Legal
5 284 (3.56%) Law
6 251 (3.14%) Marketing
7 192 (2.40%) Front Office
8 178 (2.23%) Back Office
9 123 (1.54%) Public Sector
10 121 (1.51%) Telecoms
11 116 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 75 (0.94%) Advertising
13 62 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 55 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 50 (0.63%) Local Government
16 43 (0.54%) General Ledger
17 42 (0.53%) Games
18 41 (0.51%) Billing
19 40 (0.50%) French Language
20 33 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (4.43%) .NET
2 195 (2.44%) XML
3 177 (2.22%) Web Services
4 105 (1.31%) HTML
5 86 (1.08%) JSON
6 66 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
7 65 (0.81%) CSS
8 62 (0.78%) SOAP
9 59 (0.74%) ASP.NET
10 45 (0.56%) Gherkin
10 45 (0.56%) REST
11 35 (0.44%) .NET Framework
12 31 (0.39%) Middleware
13 27 (0.34%) React
14 26 (0.33%) jQuery
14 26 (0.33%) RESTful
15 25 (0.31%) Kafka
16 24 (0.30%) SailPoint
17 23 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
18 21 (0.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1,304 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 449 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 280 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 183 (2.29%) User Experience
5 153 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 118 (1.48%) Derivative
7 116 (1.45%) Equities
8 100 (1.25%) Reinsurance
9 94 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 92 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 88 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 85 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 83 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
14 81 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 68 (0.85%) FMCG
15 68 (0.85%) Hedge funds
16 67 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
17 58 (0.73%) SWIFT
18 57 (0.71%) Driving Licence
19 52 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,342 (16.80%) Windows
2 459 (5.75%) Windows Server
3 376 (4.71%) Windows 10
4 353 (4.42%) Linux
5 225 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 201 (2.52%) Unix
7 187 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 130 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 129 (1.62%) Windows Server 2016
10 89 (1.11%) Android
11 75 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 58 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 36 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 32 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (0.29%) Solaris
17 21 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.21%) AIX
18 17 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
19 16 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,801 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 946 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
3 943 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
4 931 (11.66%) Business Analysis
5 866 (10.84%) ITIL
6 802 (10.04%) Analytics
7 744 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 639 (8.00%) Project Management
9 633 (7.93%) Data Analysis
10 581 (7.27%) Test Automation
11 508 (6.36%) Requirements Gathering
12 500 (6.26%) Information Security
13 496 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 431 (5.40%) ETL
15 429 (5.37%) Visualisation
16 426 (5.33%) User Stories
17 423 (5.30%) SDLC
18 401 (5.02%) Data Modelling
19 398 (4.98%) Scrum
20 390 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2,285 (28.61%) SQL
2 625 (7.83%) Python
3 373 (4.67%) C#
4 324 (4.06%) Java
5 296 (3.71%) PowerShell
6 235 (2.94%) R
7 216 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 176 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 164 (2.05%) VBA
10 120 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 97 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 77 (0.96%) C
13 68 (0.85%) C++
14 61 (0.76%) Perl
15 57 (0.71%) VB
16 51 (0.64%) PHP
17 37 (0.46%) VB.NET
18 35 (0.44%) MATLAB
18 35 (0.44%) Shell Script
19 34 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1,024 (12.82%) Degree
2 347 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 247 (3.09%) CISSP
4 213 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 188 (2.35%) ISEB
6 160 (2.00%) ISTQB
7 149 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 145 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 132 (1.65%) CISM
10 104 (1.30%) CISA
11 96 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
12 89 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
13 80 (1.00%) DV Cleared
14 66 (0.83%) MCSE
15 60 (0.75%) CEH
16 53 (0.66%) CCNA
17 49 (0.61%) PhD
18 48 (0.60%) MCP
19 47 (0.59%) MCSA
20 44 (0.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (6.32%) QA
2 302 (3.78%) SLA
3 231 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 168 (2.10%) Data Quality
5 157 (1.97%) GDPR
6 142 (1.78%) PMO
7 94 (1.18%) PCI DSS
8 66 (0.83%) GAAP
9 63 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 61 (0.76%) NIST
11 31 (0.39%) MiFID
12 30 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
13 28 (0.35%) EMIR
14 26 (0.33%) COBIT
15 22 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 20 (0.25%) BS25999
17 16 (0.20%) Solvency II
18 15 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
19 8 (0.10%) ISO 9001
20 7 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 771 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 180 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 58 (0.73%) XenApp
5 33 (0.41%) Docker
5 33 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 26 (0.33%) vSphere
7 25 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (0.29%) BitLocker
10 20 (0.25%) NFS
11 17 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 13 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 12 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.15%) Snort
14 8 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.075%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.075%) Firmware
15 6 (0.075%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 223 (2.79%) SCCM
2 47 (0.59%) Nessus
3 44 (0.55%) QRadar
4 29 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 29 (0.36%) Nagios
5 27 (0.34%) WSUS
6 26 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 23 (0.29%) Control-M
8 22 (0.28%) SCOM
9 21 (0.26%) Backup Exec
10 16 (0.20%) HP ALM
11 14 (0.18%) Ansible
11 14 (0.18%) FortiGate
11 14 (0.18%) Tivoli
12 13 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.14%) Puppet
13 11 (0.14%) RSA enVision
14 10 (0.13%) Grafana
14 10 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1,464 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 589 (7.37%) Oracle
3 455 (5.70%) Tableau
4 308 (3.86%) VMware
5 271 (3.39%) SAP
6 264 (3.31%) Citrix
7 204 (2.55%) Cisco
8 171 (2.14%) Alteryx
9 168 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 155 (1.94%) Blue Prism
11 154 (1.93%) UiPath
12 153 (1.92%) Automation Anywhere
13 147 (1.84%) Teradata
14 145 (1.82%) Cadence
15 133 (1.67%) Splunk
16 120 (1.50%) Bloomberg
17 111 (1.39%) Google
18 106 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
19 100 (1.25%) IBM
20 92 (1.15%) HP